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A dish of fettuccine served in a sauce of cream, butter, and grated Parmesan cheese.
- ‘Even fettuccine Alfredo comes with just a two-day supply.’
- ‘Sweet and sour pork, fettuccine Alfredo, tamale pie, cassoulet - all these familiar dishes are our classics.’
- ‘Some fettuccine Alfredo and tiramisu, and you'll wish you hadn't had the dress altered.’
- ‘That's the crew that famously dubbed fettuccine Alfredo a ‘heart attack on a plate’ and wildly predicted gastrointestinal Armageddon if the fat substitute olestra ever became popular.’
- ‘And dishes like fettuccine Alfredo, kung pao chicken, or chicken fajitas can hit 1,600 calories.’
- ‘That's what we once called a typical restaurant serving of fettuccine Alfredo.’
- ‘Researching a cookbook in Rome long ago, I received a serious amount of attention from restaurant staff when I ordered fettuccine Alfredo, where Alfredo himself had produced it.’
- ‘A single order of drippy cheese ravioli weighs in at over a pound, and the fettuccine Alfredo contains enough cholesterol to stop a velociraptor's heart.’
- ‘That's 3 1/2 days' worth of artery gunk - even more than an order of fettuccine Alfredo.’
- ‘Also, the VodkaFiance is demanding fettuccine Alfredo - and no one makes it better than yours truly.’
- ‘Have baked whitefish, fried catfish, not-too-spicy Cajun dishes, Oysters Rockefeller, fettuccine Alfredo or the mushroom risotto at Sorrento.’
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